Mississippi Stories: Martha Allen – Mississippi Today


Mississippi Stories: Martha Allen

In this edition of , Mississippi Today Editor-At-Large Marshall Ramsey sits down with Extra Table’s Executive Director Martha Allen to talk about Extra Table’s mission, the many facets of hunger in Mississippi and how you can sponsor a TURKEY as a part of their Tackle Hunger Campaign for $15. A single donation will put a 10-12 pound Jennie-O turkey on the table of a family in need this holiday season.

Founded in 2009 by restauranteur Robert St. John, Extra Table has helped fight hunger by stocking food pantries across the state of Mississippi by lowering the cost of food — every dollar provides 5.9 meals.

This article first appeared on Mississippi Today and is republished here under a Creative Commons license.